Plaid is a financial technology company. It develops a digital platform that enables applications to connect with users’ bank accounts. The company builds the technical infrastructure APIs that connect consumers, traditional financial institutions, and developers, as well as provides access to financial data and analytics products.

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Parent CompanyVisa
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
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Plaid was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Plaid

Zach Perret

Zach Perret

Co-Founder, CEO
Eric Sager

Eric Sager

William Hockey

William Hockey

Co-Founder, CTO
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Plaid Office Locations

Plaid has offices in San Francisco, New York, Salt Lake City, Toronto and in 2 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
PO Box 7775 #35278
London, GB
288 High Holborn, Holborn
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Plaid Financials and Metrics

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$305.1 m


In total, Plaid had raised $305.1 m. Plaid is a subsidiary of Visa

Plaid Revenue

Plaid's revenue was reported to be $150 m in Y, 2019
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Plaid Operating Metrics

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2.60 k

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Plaid Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
QuovoJanuary 08, 2019$200 m
Plaid, B.V.
Plaid Financial Ltd

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Plaid News and Updates

Plaid and Jack Henry join forces

A recent study by Capital One and the Decision Lab found that 77% of Americans experience anxiety due to their financial situation—an issue intensified by this year's pandemic and subsequent economic downturn.

DOJ approves Mastercard's acquisition of Finicity, despite scrutiny over Visa's Plaid takeover

Summary List Placement The Department of Justice (DOJ) approved Mastercard's $825 million purchase of the data aggregator, which was first announced  in June, TechCrunch reports. Finicity uses APIs to allow users to decide how their financial data is shared and who can make money decisions on the…

Mazooma Partners With Plaid to Bring Payment Solution to IGaming a Sports Wagering

Mazooma, a fintech gaming company, has partnered with Plaid, a financial data network powering thousands of digital apps and services, to bring an Instant Bank Transfer payment solution to igaming and sports wagering operators in certain regulated US states

Daily Crunch: DOJ files suit to stop Plaid acquisition

The DOJ challenges Visa’s acquisition of a fintech startup, Apple releases the latest version of iOS and goPuff acquires an iconic alcohol retailer. This is your Daily Crunch for November 5, 2020. The big story: DOJ files suit to stop Plaid acquisition The Department of Justice is challenging Visa’s…

Basiq, Plaid to offer financial access towards open finance

Australia-based Basiq has partnered with US-based Plaid to expand developers’ financial access and consumer access to open finance
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Plaid Blogs

Introducing Plaid Income: Delivering easier and faster income verification

Income, a new beta product, makes it easier for applicants to prove their income in order to secure loans, qualify for mortgages, rent apartments, and more.

Newsletter - March 2021

Highlights include upcoming virtual events (including a women in fintech roundtable), and the work Plaid is doing to encourage the future of data access.

Boosting income for job seekers

In order to help job seekers make more money, Steady needed access to their financial data. Plaid enables job seekers to share their financial data with...

Plaid's comments to the CFPB on Dodd-Frank 1033

Plaid lays out its vision for an open finance framework in the U.S.

Daniel LaCoste on the reward of helping others

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2020 State of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging in Plaid Engineering

2020 State of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging in Plaid Engineering.
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Plaid Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Plaid founded?

    Plaid was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Plaid key executives?

    Plaid's key executives are Zach Perret, Eric Sager and William Hockey.

  • How many employees does Plaid have?

    Plaid has 603 employees.

  • What is Plaid revenue?

    Latest Plaid annual revenue is $150 m.

  • What is Plaid revenue per employee?

    Latest Plaid revenue per employee is $248.8 k.

  • Who are Plaid competitors?

    Competitors of Plaid include MX, ndgit and N26.

  • Where is Plaid headquarters?

    Plaid headquarters is located at PO Box 7775 #35278, San Francisco.

  • Where are Plaid offices?

    Plaid has offices in San Francisco, New York, Salt Lake City, Toronto and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Plaid have?

    Plaid has 6 offices.